James Andrew HENDERSON


HENDERSON, James Andrew

Service Number: 3973
Enlisted: 19 August 1915, Claremont, Tas.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Pioneer Battalion
Born: Kilbirnie, Scotland, 1895
Home Town: Hobart, Tasmania
Schooling: Abbey School Edinburgh Scotland
Occupation: Tram Conductor
Died: Died of wounds, France, 20 December 1916
Cemetery: Bernafay Wood British Cemetery, Montauban
J 69, Bernafay Wood British Cemetery, Montauban, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Hobart Roll of Honour, Hobart St Andrews Church Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

19 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3973, 12th Infantry Battalion, Claremont, Tas.
24 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3973, 12th Infantry Battalion
24 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3973, 12th Infantry Battalion, RMS Orontes, Melbourne
20 Dec 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3973, 1st Pioneer Battalion

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of Andrew and Margaret HENDERSON of 34 Crescent Road, Hobart, Tas.

Died on Active Service.
HENDERSON.-In loving memory of our dear son and brother, James Andrew Henderson, who died of wounds, France December 20, 1916.
Sadly missed.
He fought the good fight.
Inserted by his loving father, mother, sister, and brother.